Ransom Allphin

5 April 1756–7 July 1833 (Age 77)
Orange, Virginia, United States

The Life of Ransom

When Ransom Allphin was born on 5 April 1756, in Orange, Virginia, United States, his father, Ransom Allphin, was 34 and his mother, Sarah Louise Shelton, was 34. He married Rebecca Brown in 1783, in Pittsylvania, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He registered for military service in 1776. He died on 7 July 1833, in Kenton, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Allphin Cemetery, Morning View, Kenton, Kentucky, United States.

Photos & Memories (1)

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about him you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Ransom Allphin
1756–1833
Rebecca Brown
1763–1803
Marriage: 1783
John W Allphin
1781–1854
Elizabeth Alphin
1785–1858
Shelton Allphin
1787–1835
Reuben Allphin
1791–1861

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1783
Pittsylvania, Virginia, United States
children

(4)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(3)

World Events (8)

1758 · Mount Vernon

Age 2

Mount Vernon Plantation was the home of George Washington. It started off as 2,000 acres and was later expanded to 8,000 acres. The house itself started off as a six room building then got extended to twenty-one rooms.
1776

Age 20

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital

Age 24

On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.

Name Meaning

See Alphin .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Ranson Alphin, "United States War of 1812 Index to Service Records, 1812-1815"
  • Ranson Alphen, "United States War of 1812 Index to Service Records, 1812-1815"
  • Ranson Alphan, "United States War of 1812 Index to Service Records, 1812-1815"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.